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[img_assist|nid=3418|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]A group of researchers have discovered a
simple way to reveal the identity of a user based on his interactions
with social networks. The ‘deanonymization’ attack uses social network groups as well
as some traditional browser history-stealing tactics to narrow down and
find the user behind the browser. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

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[img_assist|nid=3410|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Adobe today shipped a patch for a critical vulnerability in its Download Manager utility, warning that hackers could exploit the issue to take full control of Windows computers.The vulnerability, discovered by Aviv Raff, could potentially allow an attacker to download and install unauthorized software onto a user’s system, Adobe said in an advisory.

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[img_assist|nid=3407|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Intel is the latest U.S. corporation to acknowledge that it was
hacked in January in a sophisticated attack that occurred at the same
time that Google, Adobe and others were targeted. The giant California-based chip maker was rumored to have been among
some 34 companies that were targeted, but said on Tuesday there was no
evidence to tie its hack to the attack on Google and others. Read the full article. [Wired]

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T[img_assist|nid=3395|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]he Federal Trade Commission today finally voiced concern about the long-known problem of data leaking into criminal hands via LimeWire, BearShare, Kazaa and dozens of other  peer-to-peer (p2p)  file sharing networks. The FTC put nearly 100 companies and agencies on notice that their employees appear to be regularly leaking large amounts of sensitive customer and employee data on popular peer-to-peer, or P2P, file-sharing networks.  Read the full story [The Last Watchdog]

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